From the Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, February 25, 1869
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Reviewer:Robert B. Livingston
March 1, 2014 Subject:
Short but edifying book on horses
For horse lovers, this very short book is full of fascinating facts about the history and habitats of horses.
I found the comparison of them with camels and elephants especially interesting: camels are delicate and don't swim, 50,000 perished in the Afghan-Anglo wars; riding an elephant is a severe exercise-- equal to riding in a coach without springs on a "corduroy road."